UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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Undergraduate course description table
CourseCampusType of
UAC codePattern of
Course start dateMajor offer round
B Arts Newcastle – Callaghan CSP 482010 3F/EqP 60.00 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015
B Arts Central Coast – Ourimbah CSP 482020 3F/EqP 60.10 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Recommended studies: English (Advanced). For psychology: Mathematics.

Major studies: Aboriginal studies; ancient history and classical languages; creative and performing arts; English and writing; film, media and cultural studies; French; German; history; human geography and the environment; Japanese; linguistics; politics and international relations; philosophy and religion; psychology studies; sociology and anthropology. Note: Not all majors are available on both campuses and are subject to change. For details, visit

Honours: Available as an additional year (or part-time eqv) to meritorious students in some of the major studies areas.

Career opportunities: Examples (depending on majors) include administration within business, government, education and non-government organisations; research, editing, interpreting, policy analysis/development, linguistics, diplomacy and, with further qualification, teaching.

Course updates
Check UAC's course search throughout the 2014–15 admissions period for course updates, including new and cancelled courses.

Review of programs
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Applicants should note that under the revised Australian Qualifications Framework some programs with Honours are four year programs available with direct entry and other programs are three year end-on Honours programs that require a 3 year Bachelor degree for admission. Check the course descriptions carefully.

Key to abbreviations
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